Jul 25 2020
Saturday

UFC Fight Island, Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates

UFC Fight Island 3
5 rounds contest @ Middleweight
20-5-0
UD 5
UD 5
18-2-0

The tape

31
Age
29
6' 0" / 182 cm
Height
6' 0" / 183 cm
73.6" / 187 cm
Reach
75.2" / 191 cm

Tape record

Form
20
Wins
18
9
By KO
10
45
KO%
56
5
By SUB
2
25
SUB%
11
5
Loses
2
2
Stopped
1
1
Tapped
1
0
Draws
1
2009
Debut
2013
25
Bouts
21
58
Rounds
50
4 hours, 11 minutes
Fight Time
3 hours, 40 minutes

Tape rankings @ Middleweight

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UFC
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Bellator
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Tapology
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Robert Whittaker vs Darren Till report

Who won Whittaker vs Till?

Robert Whittaker beat Darren Till by unanimous decision in their 5 round contest, during the main event of UFC Fight Island 3, on Saturday 25th July 2020 at UFC Fight Island in Abu Dhabi.

The scorecards were announced as in favor of winner Robert Whittaker.

The fight was scheduled to take place over 5 rounds in the Middleweight division, which meant the weight limit was 185 pounds (13.2 stone or 83.9 KG).

Whittaker vs Till stats

Robert Whittaker stepped into the ring with a record of 20 wins, 5 loses and 0 draws, 9 of those wins coming by the way of knock out and 5 by submission.

Darren Till made his way to the ring with a record of 18 wins, 2 loses and 1 draw, with 10 of those wins by knock out and 2 by submission.

The stats suggested Till had advantage in power over Whittaker, with a 56% knock out percentage over Whittaker's 45%.

Robert Whittaker was the older man by 2 years, at 31 years old.

Till had 1-inch reach advantage.

Whittaker was the more experienced professional fighter, having had 4 more fights, and made his debut in 2009, 3 years and 11 months earlier than Till, whose first professional fight was in 2013. He had fought 21 more professional rounds, 79 to Till's 58.

Whittaker vs Till form

Robert Whittaker had beaten 4 of his last 5 opponents.

In his last fight leading up to this contest, he had defeated Jared Cannonier at UFC 254 on 24th October 2020 by unanimous decision in their 3 round contest at UFC Fight Island, Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates.

Previous to that, he had defeated Darren Till at UFC Fight Island 3 on 25th July 2020 by unanimous decision in their 5 round contest at UFC Fight Island, Abu Dhabi.

Going into that contest, he had been beaten by Israel Adesanya at UFC 243 on 5th October 2019 by knockout in the 2nd round in their UFC Middleweight championship fight at Marvel Stadium, Melbourne, Australia.

Before that, he had beat Yoel Romero at UFC 225 on 9th June 2018 by split decision in their 5 round contest at United Center, Chicago, United States.

He had won against Yoel Romero at UFC 213 on 8th July 2017 by unanimous decision in their 5 round contest at T-Mobile Arena, Las Vegas.

Till had beaten 3 of his last 5 opponents, stopping 1 of them, going the distance twice.

In his last fight before this contest, he had beat Kelvin Gastelum at UFC 244 on 2nd November 2019 by split decision in their 3 round contest at Madison Square Garden, New York City, United States.

Previous to that, he had lost to Jorge Masvidal at UFC on ESPN+ 5 on 16th March 2019 by knockout in the 2nd round at 02 Arena, London, United Kingdom.

Going into that contest, he had been beaten by Tyron Woodley at UFC 228 on 8th September 2018 by submission in the 2nd round in their UFC Welterweight championship fight at American Airlines Center, Dallas, United States.

Before that, he had beat Stephen Thompson at UFC Fight Night 130 on 27th May 2018 by unanimous decision in their 5 round contest at Echo Arena, Liverpool, United Kingdom.

He had defeated Donald Cerrone at UFC Fight Night 118 on 21st October 2017 by knockout in the 1st round at Ergo Arena, Gdansk, Poland.

Activity check

In terms of activity leading into the fight, Darren Till had been fighting more than Robert Whittaker.

Going to this contest, Robert Whittaker had last fought 1 year and 11 months ago, while Darren Till's last outing had been 2 years, 10 months and 22 days ago.

Whittaker's last 5 fights had come over a period of 5 years, 2 months and 16 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 1 year and 15 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 20 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 4 rounds on average.

Till's last 5 fights had come over a period of 4 years, 11 months and 3 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 11 months and 25 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 13 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 2.6 rounds on average.

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